Storage Brand Sales Partner Specialist

IBM Middle East

Dubai, UAE

Posted
Ref: RP805-1063

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities
You, as a "Storage Brand Sales Partner Specialist", are responsible for developing specific IBM Storage solutions that address client's business needs (both industry and business) and deliver client value while supporting IBMs Systems Hardware & Software specific business strategies by selling IBM Storage Solutions (Hardware & Software) to enterprise and commercial accounts.

We live in an era of remarkable change and opportunity. Data and technology are transforming industries, society, and even the workplace by building professions that didn't exist before. The emergence of cognitive computing, cloud, analytics, social, mobile and security. As the world's largest technology and consulting employer, IBM is a leader in this global transformation and we encourage you to consider being part of this remarkable team.

We are seeking talented individuals passionate about making an impact in selling IBM's Storage portfolio to both maintain and grow existing revenue streams and relationships and to develop new clients. Who are ambitious, influencers, ready to interact with a variety of other highly motivated people, and love to work in a changing environment.

Our successful Sales Partner Specialists use their expertise to deliver industry centric Business solutions to clients of all sizes and markets. As a consultative, client facing, sales professional, you will be guided by IBM's purpose: To Be Essential to its clients.

You will need to build and provide critical resources needed to develop the best solution for the client. Applying IBM brand strategies and offerings, methods, and models, to ensure world-class design and delivery for some of the world's most creative IT and business solutions.

You will actively engage clients, establishing trust and credibility in our ability to help them grow their businesses. Solving strategic and tactical business problems with IBM confirmed technology solutions.

Key Responsibilities/Skills:

- Strong ability to identify sales leads and manage them from identify to contract signature.
- Experience in value selling. Being able to build a business case and compelling value tied to a solution and server platform.
- Able to independently build, manage and maintain relationships a a C-Level in very large clients
- Highly confident and capable of delivering presentations to the client at ANY level, including C-level.
- Develop account-specific business plans and effective solution offerings in a competitive landscape.
- Prepare quotes / pricing, and other proposal development activities
- Make meaningful references and keep good relationship with key influencing customers.
- Have great networking skills which will be critical when working with different parts of IBM throughout the lifecycle of a deal. This will include the IBM ecosystem in the identification and qualification of opportunities, through to leading bid teams made up of legal, technical, commercial and risk personnel as you work through to closure.
- You will have a demonstrable track record of sales leadership and a successful track record of leading teams in the pursuit of large (> $500,000) opportunities is critical.

Key Job Details

- Country: AE
- State: DUBAI
- City: Dubai
- Category: Sales
- Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
- Position Type: Professional
- Employment Type: Full-Time
- Contract Type: Regular
- Company: (0143) IBM Middle East FZ-LLC
- Req ID: 359617BR
- Travel Required: Up to 25% or 2 days a week (home on weekends- based on project requirements)
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- Currency:
- Location: Dubai, DUBAI AE

Requirements

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
- Sales
- Storage solutions

About Business Unit
IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

Your Life at IBM
What matters to you when you're looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities - where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust - where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM
IBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You at IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

About the Company

For more than six decades, IBM Middle East & Pakistan has played a vital role in shaping the information technology landscape of the region. Today, IBM is part of the region's technological fabric, solving real-world business and societal challenges, through its offices in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait and Pakistan, and also a diversity of centers across the region.

Within the region, IBM currently has groundbreaking initiatives in cloud computing, analytics, mobile, security, as well as nanotechnology, eGovernment, healthcare and many more, collaborating with leading educational institutes and governments. IBM supports hundreds of clients to drive transformation through technology, contributes to regional research & development programs and has an active Corporate Service Corps (CSC) program.

Reinvention is a keyword in the company's history and, today, IBM is much more than a "hardware, software, services" company. IBM is now emerging as a cognitive solutions and cloud platform company.

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